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Senior Manager Technology Strategy
Are you passionate about the latest advancements in digital, technology, strategy, and management to develop innovation solutions for maximizing business value? Are you comfortable leading teams and working together with clients at C-level? Are you proactive, result oriented, persuasive, and above all do you have the ambition to make a big impact? Our Senior Manager Technology Strategy position at Accenture Technology Strategy may be just what you are looking for!

Join the Accenture Technology Strategy Practice in Amsterdam and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we cooperate to deliver value provides and unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture and you will be part of a global team of strategists and work with global experts for leading market players on applying the newest technologies to gain strategic business edge.

Your job
Technology Strategy professionals bring a unique mixture of business and technology expertise to develop strategic plans that define how technology can create value for an organization. Working at the intersection of business and technology, our Technology Strategists work alongside client leadership to define holistic strategies that combine business objectives with technology opportunities. Technology Strategy professionals maintain deep knowledge of evolving trends and the latest advancements in technology, strategy, and management to develop innovation solutions and approaches. Our professionals understand best practices and work with the C-suite of our clients to define strategies addressing transformational movements in the use of technology for their business.  At their core, Technology Strategy professionals identify the most important client issues and/or opportunities and maximize value by conducting rigorous analysis, prototyping of solutions and developing strategic plans to scale.

Example offerings include:
Digital Strategy: addressing the opportunities, challenges, decisions, actions and investments required to create a digital business
Technology Innovation and Ecosystems: exploring new and emerging technologies and create a vision how to leverage other players in the eco-systems to invent the next wave of cutting edge business capabilities
Operating Model/Agile: shaping how the organizational structure and workforce should cater for maximum speed, flexibility and value.
Cloud Strategy: enabling companies to access cloud-based services, including infrastructure, applications, platforms and business processes 
Enterprise Architecture Strategy: developing the foundation for client business and technology capabilities and execution improvement
Automation/AI Strategy: outlining how companies can leverage automation for process efficiency and reap the benefits of Artifical Intelligence

As a Senior Manager Technology Strategy, you will lead multi-disciplinary teams on projects, interacting with the client at C-level. In most cases you will be maintaining the client relationship, managing the project team (or multiple teams), and/or contributing as a Subject Matter Advisor.  

Within the Technology Strategy team, you deliver ‘High Performance’ by:
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships at our clients, predominantly at C-level
  • Managing a portfolio of projects within an industry, including project financials, execution and guiding the project teams
  • Acquisition and deal-shaping for new projects
  • Expanding on expertise in technology strategy and Accenture offerings
  • Contributing to Accenture’s global assets and demonstrating thought leadership
  • Setting strategic direction to establish near term goals for area of responsibility
  • Actively participating in Accenture’s global network of experts, to develop and showcase our knowledge capital
  • Mentoring (junior) team members and stimulating a positive learning environment
Your team
At Accenture Strategy, we see ourselves as the game-changers of the business world. Positioned at the crucial intersection of business, technology and industry, we devise creative new strategies based on trends, insights and data. With an eye for competitive advantage, digital disruption, operating models and the future workforce, we deliver strategies that prepare our high-profile clients for the future of business and create value in a changing world.

Our research-based advice and situational analyses enable our clients to act with speed and confidence. Whether we're investigating complex issues or identifying new opportunities, our work always comes down to one thing: unlocking value and creating real, tangible impacts.


Qualifications

Your background
  • Completed Master’s degree
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in leveraging technology to drive business value on strategic/C-level level, with several years of experience in (strategy) consulting
  • Proven entrepreneurship and ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Strong knowledge on latest technology advancements (in a certain technology area and/or industry)
  • Excellent leadership, management, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English, spoken and written
Our offer
Accenture is an incredible place to work - and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation.  Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re really proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow - whatever it is you're great at. So you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise.

Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including:
  • A flexible transport arrangement that suits your personal situation (electric car or bicycle, flexible budget including NS business card)
  • An expense allowance
  • Discount on Accenture shares
  • The possibility to work 4 x 9 hours a week
Interested?
Are you ready to join Accenture for a career where you can be yourself and do what you love? Apply now and change the world around you.
Questions? Connect with Mieke Stoeltie at mieke.stoeltie@accenture.com

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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